Bernard Goldberg Quotes

 

The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone.

— Bernard Goldberg

Look, everybody in journalism has a reputation of sorts.

— Bernard Goldberg

Bill Maher fancies himself the reincarnation of Lenny Bruce.

— Bernard Goldberg

You don’t smear somebody as a racist when there is obviously nothing there.

— Bernard Goldberg

There are some programs on FOX that are not only fair and balanced, they’re commentary shows. They don’t have to be. But they brag about how fair and balanced they are. They don’t cover rallies and tea parties. They cheer lead for rallies and tea parties. And as a journalist, I am totally against that.

— Bernard Goldberg

Don’t pretend to be a journalist if you’re not a journalist.

— Bernard Goldberg

Liberals, many of them, not all of them, but many of them are obsessed with race. They see everything through a filter of race.

— Bernard Goldberg

I have met guys who work the overnight shift at 7-11, selling Slurpees and Camels to insomniacs who have more introspection than a lot of people in the mainstream media.

— Bernard Goldberg

I know real people, whose names I could tell you, people I know who have said ‘I’ve stopped buying the New York Times.’ Why? Because their editorial position has filtered, has leached into the news pages.

— Bernard Goldberg

I mean, I think everybody realizes that calling people racist is a waste of time; nobody buys it anymore.

— Bernard Goldberg

Hurricanes are dangerous things, and they’re no fun to go through. And if you come out of it in one piece and your house comes out of in one piece, it’s no fun living with no electricity for a day or a week, a month, whatever it is. And I speak, unfortunately, from personal experience on that matter.

— Bernard Goldberg

There’s a kind of journalistic narcissism that New York-based journalists are guilty of.

— Bernard Goldberg

Circumstantial evidence is evidence.

— Bernard Goldberg

A lot of people who voted for Barack Obama expected and were led to expect something new in politics: a new tone of political discourse in Washington. And I think – I think they’re disappointed, because Barack Obama is not a new kind of politician. In fact, he’s an old Chicago politician.

— Bernard Goldberg

I don’t think liberals in the media are really that much different from liberals outside the media.

— Bernard Goldberg

The most meaningless term in the English language is ‘I take full responsibility.’ When a politician utters those words it means absolutely nothing.

— Bernard Goldberg

I have a big problem when the sanctimonious, holier than thou congressmen and women go on national television for six hours and beat somebody up with a stick, and not because I’m ‘Ms. Manners.’ That’s not what bothers me. People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.

— Bernard Goldberg

As a matter of fact, you know, Jesus probably would be, except for one or two issues, a liberal Democrat if he were around today.

— Bernard Goldberg

You know, I was at CBS News for 28 years. I may have run an unidentified source. Frankly, I don’t remember.

— Bernard Goldberg

I said that liberals think people who live in the middle of the country are a bunch of jerks, and obviously all liberals don’t think that. But I will tell you what, an awful lot of liberal elites think that.

— Bernard Goldberg

I worked with these liberal elites for 28 years at CBS News, and they were always throwing around the term ‘white trash,’ by which they meant poor southerners who didn’t go to Harvard. I’m not sure why that makes them trash.

— Bernard Goldberg

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